Career Edge – Knockdown the Lockdown (by TCS ION)

Course |Career Edge – Knockdown the Lockdown (by TCS ION)


Course type = Free                               Course Languague = English       Course format = Online Self-paced


Duration: 2 Weeks

Commitment: 12 Hours/Week

What will you learn

  1. Make best use of the lockdown to sharpen your soft and hard skills over 15 days
  2. Communication, presentation and behavioural skills to create an impact in interviews and the workplace
  3. How to write effective resumes and ace group discussions and interviews
  4. Common business etiquette, both verbal and non-verbal, followed in a corporate setting
  5. Fundamentals of Accounting and IT
  6. Concept of Artificial Intelligence

About this Course

Covid-19 may have locked down the globe but don’t let it put your learning and career on hold. Career Edge – Knockdown the Lockdown is a 15 day self-paced online course which has been specially created to help you effectively utilise the time you have during the lockdown in developing your soft and hard skills to enhance and sharpen your personality and knowledge. You need to dedicate just 2 hours per day over 2 weeks to learn diverse skills which prepare you for your career and keep you ahead of your peers. Through this course, you gain the necessary skillsets demanded by industry along with guidance from TCS business experts, thus giving you a head start well before you start your career.

The learning in this course is aided with nano tutorial videos, case studies and assessments to gauge if the course objectives are met and to help you understand your strengths and weaknesses. This course includes recorded webinars by TCS experts, making it relevant and aligned to the industry. There is an end-of-course assessment after completion of all the modules. This course also comes along with a community – Career Edge – Knockdown the Lockdown. You can post any questions that you have on the learning modules in the applicable comments section of the community. The moderator of the community will get back to you within a short time.

This course of 15 days is offered free of cost so that you can utilise the lockdown period enforced on you productively to sharpen your skills and take on the future well-prepared.

About Certification

You will get a participation certificate on completing this course. Please click on the image below to view sample certificate.

Knockdown the Lockdown_TCS_ION

Who would benefit?

  • Undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates
  • Freshers


There are no prerequisites for taking this course.

Course Syllabus

This course comprises the following modules:

DAY 1: Communicate to Impress
Enhance your verbal and non-verbal communication skills
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 2: Deliver Presentations with Impact
Learn how to prepare and make engaging and effective presentations
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 3: Develop Soft Skills for the Workplace
Know the importance of soft skills to achieve better results
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 4: Gain Guidance from Career Gurus
Receive strategic insights from TCS business experts to make a head start in your career
 Recommended Learning Duration: 1 Hour
DAY 5: Write a Winning Resume and Cover Letter
Understand how to create a strong resume and cover letter
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 6: Stay Ahead in Group Discussions
Know why group discussions are conducted and learn to participate actively
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 7: Ace Corporate Interviews
Understand how to attend and excel in corporate interviews
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 8: Learn Corporate Etiquette
Learn common business etiquette followed in a corporate setting
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 9: Write Effective Emails
Craft a professional email with impactful content and a strong subject line
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 10: Learn Corporate Telephone Etiquette
Understand etiquette to be followed during a work related telecall
 Recommended Learning Duration: 2 Hours
DAY 11: Understand Accounting Fundamentals
Understand the principles and concepts of accounting with an overview of financial statements
 Recommended Learning Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
DAY 12: Gain Foundational Skills in IT
Develop your foundational IT skills by listening to TCS tech experts
 Recommended Learning Duration: 1 Hour
DAY 13: Understand Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Part 1
(Source: NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning))
Understand the history and definition of AI and the different approaches to AI
 Recommended Learning Duration: 1 Hour
DAY 14: Understand Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Part 2
(Source: NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning))
Understand what are agents specifically intelligent agents and rational agents, the concept of bounded rationality and various agent architectures
 Recommended Learning Duration: 1 Hour
DAY 15: Assessment

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